Bead or spindle whorl



Accession Number
EC1192
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Spinning and weaving, Spindle, Spindle whorl
Material
Stone/minerals
Provenance
Italy, Etruria, Chiusi
Measurements
Diameter: 32mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A large bead or spindle whorl with a label reading 'Chiusi 1882'. Chiusi was one of the more powerful among the twelve cities of the Etruscan confederation. Found in box marked 'Etruscan'.